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Marjorie E. Headley

August 19, 1938 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 78)

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Graveside Service
August 22, 2017

1:00 PM
North Cemetery

Geneseo, IL 61254

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Marjorie E. Headley



Marjorie E. Headley 78 of Atkinson, formerly of Milan, passed away on Thursday August 17, 2017 at the Aspen Rehab & Healthcare Center, Silvis. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 at the North Cemetery in Geneseo, IL. There is no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Easter Seals Foundation. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.


Marjorie was born August 19, 1938, the daughter of James E. and Doris Dean (Youngquist) Morrell in Geneseo, IL. She graduated from Ellicot High School in Ellicot, Colorado and later attended Black Hawk College. Marjorie was united in marriage to James Headley on December 9, 1960 in Security, Colorado. Marjorie’s love and focus of her life were her grandchildren, especially Shelby.


Those left to cherish her memory include her husband James Headley, her son James “JD” Dean (Teresa) Headley, Moline, and her daughter Julianne (Scott) Branham, Atkinson. Her grandchildren are Ryan Michael Branham, Shelby Ann Branham, and Anna Louise Headley. Her siblings are, brother Dr. Lawrence Morrell, Albuquerque,  and sisters, Ruth Sinnes, Security, CO, Pat Harper, Calhan, Co, Mary Nevling, New Windsor, IL, and Sally Schwaner, Kirksville, MO.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Dr. Lynn Morrell, Lyle Morrell, and James Morrell, and her sisters: Betty Dahl, Shirley Hoffmeier, and Martha Molloy.

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